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Boys basketball: Yellowjackets cruise past Breckenridge

The Perham boys basketball team snagged its second win in a row in blowout win against Breckenridge.

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Contributed / Perham Public Schools
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BRECKENRIDGE- The Perham boys basketball team visited Breckenridge for a Heart O’Lakes conference showdown on Tuesday night.

The Yellowjackets had four players score in double-digits on their way to a 74-39 trouncing of the Cowboys.

The Perham offense shot 33-of-59 (56%) from the field and 6-of-19 (32%) from the three point line. Soren Anderson led the Yellowjackets with 17 points. He also had four steals. Jacob Daniels (15), Micah Thompson (13) and Alex Ohm (11) also finished in double-digits. Ohm did his part on the defensive end with three blocks and two steals.

Breckenridge’s Landon Blaufuss finished with a game high 18 points.

The Yellowjackets were active near the rim, out-rebounding the Cowboys 40-13. Perham’s Evan Kovash finished with a game-high 12 rebounds.

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Perham’s defense made things difficult for Breckenridge. The Yellowjackets held the Cowboys to 15-of-43 (35%) from the floor and 5-of-17 (29%) from beyond the arc. Perham finished with eight steals and forced 12 Breckenridge turnovers.

Perham improved to 12-1 overall and 4-1 in conference games to stay in second place. Breckenridge fell to 2-7 overall and 1-3 in HOL contests.

PER 34 40- 74

BRK 16 23- 39

PERHAM- Alex Ohm: 11 points, 1 rebound, 6 assists, 2 steals, 3 blocks; Micah Thompson: 13 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 block; Evan Kovash: 2 points, 12 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block; Soren Anderson: 17 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists, 4 steals; Jacob Daniels: 15 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal; Blaiz Schmidt: 1 rebound; Gage Aanenson: 5 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist; Brekken Wokasch: 3 points, 1 assist, 1 steal; Connor Colliton: 4 points; Ashton Detloff: 4 points, 2 rebounds

BRECKENRIDGE- Cameron Nieto: 3 points; Landon Blaufuss: 18 points, 6 rebounds, 2 blocks; Jacob Kunkel: 3 points, 1 rebound; Beau Beyer: 2 points; Alex Sanchez: 7 points, 2 rebounds; Daymon Smith: 6 points, 1 rebound; Joey Conzemius: 1 rebound

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